CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (CLARKSVILLENOW) – As the wrestling season picks up steam, so has Rossview girls wrestling who is currently undefeated with an 8-0 record and ranked No. 1 in the state.
“Both our guys and girls have performed well up to this point,” said Rossview wrestling coach Jeff Price. “They can both make a run at their respective state titles in February if we get healthy and bring focus to practice each day. We are very proud of them.”
Rossview girls state ranked wrestlers include:
103lbs- Ava Teasley (5th) (7-3)
112lbs- Savannah Barefield (3rd) (8-1)
119lbs- Sarah Collins (3rd) (4-0)
125lbs- Robin Yunis (1st) (1-0)
132lbs- Emma Walker (1st) (9-0)
140lbs- SaQara Buchanan (1st) (9-0)
150lbs- Alexis Mize (6th) (12-3)
160lbs- Brielle Bissonette (3rd) (14-0)
170lbs- Gabriella Wilkinson (5th) (9-2)
190lbs- Ryann Smith (5th) (9-2)
215lbs- Justina Nikolao (4th) (0-0)
The boys wrestling team currently holds a 16-2 record and is ranked No. 7 in the state. Some notable wins for the Hawks include, defeating No. 8 Centennial and No. 9 Oakland. The Hawks two losses have come against No. 1 Cleveland and No. 5 Blackman.
“The next two months are both a grind and a race,” Price said. “Each practice we must further improve technique and conditioning. It’s going to be exhausting, but fun.”
Rossview boys state ranked wrestlers include:
120lbs- Bryce Woerner (6th) (15-2)
126lbs- Sammy Shires (3rd) (18-0)
132lbs- Ethan Moore (3rd) (22-0)
145lbs- Thomas Williams (2nd) (22-0)
Rossview will host a wrestling dual day on Friday, January 3. The boys wrestling teams are set to begin at 10 a.m. with Montgomery Central, Kenwood and No. 4 Wilson Central all competing.
The girls wrestling teams will take to the mats starting at 2 p.m. with Rossview, No. 3 Tullahoma, No. 1 Harrison (KY) and Montgomery Central in action.
Rossview will also host the state’s first annual girls only wrestling tournament on Saturday, January 4th. Over 30 teams are expected to compete and wrestling will commence at 9 a.m.
Other Clarksville area boys state ranked wrestlers include:
145lbs- Christian Isbell (Clarksville) (1st) (20-0)
170lbs- Gabe Smith (Clarksville) (2nd) (17-3)
182lbs- Cooper Palmieri (Northwest) (2nd) (13-1)
Other Clarksville area girls state ranked wrestlers include:
103lbs- Ella-Lina Gonzales (West Creek) (3rd) (6-1)
125lbs- Taylor Howell (Clarksville) (3rd) (7-0)
140lbs- Genesis Gilmore (Montgomery Central) (4th) (9-3)
140lbs- Lilli Cobb (Clarksville) (6th) (3-3)
150lbs- Vivian Hurn (Montgomery Central) (1st) (9-0)
150lbs- Brette Spink (Northwest) (5th) (9-1)
160lbs- Taylor Rickley (Northwest) (5th) (6-2)
190lbs- Shyra Calderone (Northwest) (6th) (6-2)